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Eon by Alison Goodman
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Jan 26, 2015

really liked it
bookshelves: alternate-universe, favourites, dragons

This book has been on my shelf for so long and I didn't even realize that I've been postponing reading such an amazing, epic story! Haha!

How do I even describe my feelings on this book? It hooked me in right from the beginning, and I would sometimes have to close the book and take a breather 'cause everything just got so intense!

Alison's writing is amazing! I love the detail, the elegance of her words. They just slipped me into her fantasy world and I loved what I saw! Everything was so fantastical and epic, just what this story excelled at!

The characters themselves were amazing! Their complexity surprised me and I loved how politics played such an immense role in character-shaping. I find it very difficult to just name a few of my favourite characters when it comes to this book. I literally fell in love with all the main characters, good and bad. They weren't just characters in this book, they were real people in my head!

And them dragons! Woah! I love the concept Alison has used here! It's just amazing! Whenever the dragons make an appearance I am just blown away by the power behind the writing!

And that ending! Who can not fangirl over that ending??? Haha! I had to take a breather before reading the last paragraph 'cause it was so damn intense! Totally blew me away with how good it was! And that cliffhanger? Dude, I'm so ready for Eona it's not even funny!
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Reading Progress

January 26, 2015 – Shelved
January 26, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
July 6, 2016 – Started Reading
July 7, 2016 –
page 112
26.05%
July 7, 2016 – Shelved as: alternate-universe
July 8, 2016 –
page 193
44.88%
July 9, 2016 –
page 255
59.3%
July 9, 2016 –
page 273
63.49%
July 9, 2016 – Shelved as: favourites
July 10, 2016 –
page 332
77.21%
July 11, 2016 – Shelved as: dragons
July 12, 2016 – Finished Reading

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